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Trump EPA Official Joins Andrew Wheeler’s Former Law Firm

May 4, 2021, 3:41 PM

Trump-era EPA official Doug Benevento is joining Faegre Drinker, a law firm with connections to former EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP announced the move Tuesday, saying Benevento is serving as counsel in the firm’s environmental and energy practice in Denver.

The law firm was formed last year in a merger between Drinker Biddle & Reath and Faegre Baker Daniels, where Wheeler worked as a lobbyist before joining the Trump administration.

Benevento served a variety of top roles at the Environmental Protection Agency during the Trump administration, including acting deputy administrator, associate deputy administrator, senior counsel,...

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